Red

2009 Arnot-Roberts Cabernet Sauvignon Bugay Vineyard

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • > California
  • > Sonoma County
Drink between 2016 - 2025
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Community Tasting Notes 5

  • Mike Dildine Likes this wine: (94 points)

    October 25, 2014 - 13.7% abv. Medium dark ruby. Expressive and penetrating claret aromas. On the palate cassis, leather and a little minty spice. Flavored are intense, but show finesse and balance. Great depth, nice and long. Excellent now and will improve.

  • wgmccallum Likes this wine: (95 points)

    August 7, 2012 - Dark garnet, almost opaque, long lasting legs, aroma of fresh cherries, freezer jam, with a hint of dusty pepper, pure fruit taste with an amazing smooth rich rolling feel, deep tannins containing the acid, very broad on the tongue with a tangy finish. Different aromas and flavors with each sip: heath, glue, pure delicious juice, espresso.

  • Ben Christiansen wrote:

    July 26, 2012 - Bay leaf and a savoriness on the nose. Fruit too. Black and brambly fruit. Pronouced nose. Quick palate, just opened, short finish. Opening up. We shall see.

  • dzop wrote: (87 points)

    June 29, 2012 - Light and lively, not at all overripe or blousy; yet sweet, simple, and oaky. Way worse than when tasted at the winery. Big disappointment at this price point, though not a "bad" wine.

  • zscheiner Likes this wine: (91 points)

    April 28, 2012 - Visit to Arnot-Roberts (Arnot-Roberts, Sonoma, CA): Ripe blackberry and cassis nose. Medium to full bodied with medium acidity. Black plum and blackberry fruit is a bit deeper than the Fellom Ranch and moderate tannins provide significantly more structure. Really tasty but probably better in a few years.

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  • By Josh Raynolds
    May/June 2012, IWC Issue #162 (link)

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  • By Antonio Galloni
    The Best of Sonoma (Feb 2012) (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2009
  • Type Red
  • Producer Arnot-Roberts
  • Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Bugay Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Sonoma County
  • Appellation Sonoma County

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 118 (90%)
  • Consumed 13 (10%)

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Who Likes This Wine

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